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Wednesday 5 August 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Lord Tui’vakano and three others have filed a notice of appeal to the Supreme Court on Monday, 3 August against a judgment by the Lord Chief Justice in June this year ordering that legal costs amounting to $22,000 be returned to the Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva.
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Wednesday 1 April 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The Kele’a newspaper can have its appeal heard at the Supreme Court against damages and costs awarded to William Clive Edwards in a defamation case but they must first pay $14,500 in damages, plus costs and interest before proceeding.
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Thursday 12 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Supreme Court judge has dismissed an application by the Public Service Association Inc. and Mele ‘Amanaki to transfer civil actions claiming damages against them for defamation, from the Magistrate’s Court to the Supreme Court.
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Tuesday 10 March 2015
Nuku'alofa, Supreme Court
The Prime Minister Hon ‘Akilisi Pohiva will pay costs to the former Prime Minster Lord Tu’ivakano, HRH Princess Pilolevu Tuita and two other respondents after an unsuccessful criminal appeal, at the Nuku’alofa Supreme Court.
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Thursday 22 January 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A former Minister of Justice, Clive Edwards, who was awarded $14,500 in damages and costs by a Magistrate in a 2011 defamation case against the Kele'a newspaper and its editors, has filed a written submission to the court seeking to review an appeal against the award and submitting that Mateni Tapuelueulu's position as a parliamentarian is questionable because the defamation award had not been paid before the election.
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Tuesday 6 November 2012
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Eight plaintiffs of local businesses whose properties were damaged and gutted by fire during the riots of November 16, 2006 are suing their insurance company the National Pacific Insurance (Tonga) Ltd, for coverage.
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Monday 20 July 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The two cases that the Court of Appeal has not passed its judgement on included a criminal appeal made by People's Representatives 'Akilisi Pohiva, 'Isileli Pulu, William Clive Edwards, 'Uliti Uata and a former PR Lepolo Taunisila against a decision made by Justice Andrew in March granting Crown the right to file amended indictments against them.
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Thursday 2 April 2009
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Four accused People's Representatives and one former PR who are facing sedition charges may now go to trial in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court by May this year.
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Wednesday 20 August 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The trial of five People's Representatives who are charged with sedition is postponed again awaiting a decision by the Court of Appeal, but a two-day hearing on legal arguments will be held in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on September 25-26.
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Monday 19 May 2008
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Sangster Sauala, the former General Manager of the Oceania Broadcasting Television OBN, appeared for the first time in the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court on May 16, charged with two counts of sedition and riotous assembly relating to the November 16 riots.
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Friday 2 November 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The trial of five People's Representatives who are charged with sedition been postponed for another nine months to August 2008.
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Friday 7 September 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Five People's Representatives who were charged with seven criminal charges relating to November 16, will now face only one charge of sedition each, Chief Justice Anthony Ford announced at the Nuku'alofa Supreme Court this morning.
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Tuesday 15 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The hearing of a preliminary inquiry for the five People's Representatives continued today, with the prosecution calling three more witnesses to give evidence at the Nuku'alofa Magistrate's Court, on the events leading up to the November 16 riot. The prosecution intends to call another 20 witnesses in the days ahead.
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Monday 14 May 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The hearing of a Preliminary Inquiry for five People's Representatives on sedition charges relating to the riots of November 16, started at the Nuku'alofa Police Magistrate's Court this morning.
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Tuesday 20 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The four People's Representatives, 'Akilisi Pohiva, 'Isileli Pulu, William Clive Edwards and Lepolo Taunisila who have been charged with sedition could lose their parliamentary seats and their right to stand for re-election if they are found guilty by the courts.
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Monday 19 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
The four People's Representatives, 'Akilisi Pohiva, 'Isileli Pulu, William Clive Edwards and Lepolo Taunisila, who have been charged with sedition and other counts will appear for their Preliminary Inquiry hearings during the last week of March.
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Monday 5 February 2007
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
William Clive Edwards, the Tongatapu No. 3 People's Representative has been released on bail but is not allowed to leave the country.
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Tuesday 13 June 2006
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
In a name-calling press release yesterday Tonga's new Minister of Tourism Hon. Fineasi Funaki, has labeled some of his fellow MPs as, "a bunch of Pharisees." His remarks were directed at one noble and eight of the People's Representatives who are suing the Prime Minister, the Speaker of the House and the Government of Tonga, over a claim that the opening of parliament by the Princess Regent, Princess Pilolevu on June 1 was illegal.
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Thursday 5 May 2005
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Tonga's sacked Minister of Police, William Clive Edwards, will re-enter the Tongan parliament after snatching a Tongatapu People's Representative seat in today's by- election.
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